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NPFL Awards Three Points To Rangers; Fines Flying Antelopes, Enyimba

NPFL Awards Three Points To Rangers; Fines Flying Antelopes, Enyimba

The Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) has awarded three points and three goals to Rangers for the abandoned oriental derby with Enyimba.

Enyimba walked out of the game in stoppage time on account of a penalty awarded to the hosts.

The Aba giants fans also invaded the pitch afterwards.

The NPFL also fined Enyimba N10m for the unruly behaviour of their players, officials and supporters during the game.

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The league body has also fined Rangers N5m for various
offences, including non provision of adequate security, encroachment on to the pitch by fans and other unauthorized persons as well as sales of tickets to spectators more than the stadium capacity.

Both clubs have 48 hours to appeal the decision.

With this development, Rangers now remain on course to win the 2023/24 season NPFL title.

The Flying Antelopes top the standings with 64 points from 35 games.

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  • Kingsley 1 day ago

    While the fines are ok, the specific Enyimba players that attacked referees needs to be severely punished as well.This will serve as a warning

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